You have a new business… perhaps a bar, a coffee shop, or maybe a GIS consulting firm! Regardless of the business type, if you have a brick and mortar presence then you need to get your business listed.
Archives for January 24, 2014
Now, managers and owners of business listings can use the foursquare dashboard (provided they “own” their listing) to add details hours of operation to their listing, providing users who checkin with even more useful information at their finger tips… very nice!
Loads of buzz in the news and on social media as a result of the Commander in Chief addressing the nation on the topic of security and privacy. The speech was delivered against a background set by numerous proposals, including various bills in Congress and the recommendations of the president’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies, on which I served (and most of whose recommendations were endorsed in the speech).
PLANO, Texas, Jan. 21, 2014 — iBeacon could change the game for retailers and manufacturers, giving early adopters a huge advantage over those attempting to leverage GPS and NFC solutions only. As the digital media firm’s spokesman Scott Hutchinson describes it; “iBeacon provides the ultimate in right time, right place, right medium marketing.”
Among the many pleasures of cities are those moments when you come upon some unexpected person or place or business that seems wholly out of time. [Read more…]
A new computer Trojan program attempts to install mobile banking malware on Android devices when they’re connected to infected PCs, according to researchers from Symantec. [Read more…]
LinkedIn users who are suing the company for allegedly “hacking” into their email are asking a judge to reject the social-networking service’s contention that it obtained users’ permission to access their email contacts. [Read more…]
Samsung’s latest earnings result ended the South Korean company’s dream run at quarterly profits, and the company attributed slowing global smartphone sales among other reasons. [Read more…]
PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 — bSafe has already saved lives and prevented attacks. Today the personal safety app re-launches with an all-free offering making premium features previously offered at $20/yr free for all.